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Doug Coombs Passed Away 6 Years Ago Today | Remembering a Ski Legend

Doug Coombs is a legend in the ski industry.  He passed away 6 years ago today in La Grave, France.

QUICK DOUG COOMBS FACTS:

– Born in Bedford, MA in 1957

– Grew up skiing New Hampshire & Vermont

– Attended college at Montana State University and skied Bridger Bowl

– Moved to Jackson Hole after college and became a pro skier

– Started the Alaska heli-ski industry in Valdez, AK

– Won the World Extreme Skiing Championships in 1991 and 1993

– Founded Valdez Heli Ski in 1993

– Passed away on April 3rd, 2006 skiing the Couloir de Polichinelle in La Grave, France